Tetro Synopsis
A young man arrives in Buenos Aires to find his long-estranged brother (Vincent Gallo) .
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Calvin Wilson
Shot mostly in black and white and imbued with a romanticism that's at once nostalgic and exhilarating, Tetro sneaks up on you. What...
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88

Baltimore Sun

By Michael Sragow
A delirious surprise .
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
The result is visually inventive, narratively edgy, and unlike anything else.
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
A family melodrama with charm.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The movie is alive from beginning to end, and it's a pleasure to see at least one big-name director get out of the prison of his own...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Here is a film that, for all of its plot, depends on characters in service of their emotional turmoil. It feels good to see Coppola back in...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
It has style to burn, eye-catching acting by an international cast and a story that harkens back to many literary classic with its themes...
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Tetro turns out to be not one movie but, at the very least, two--a Fellini-esque (or Coppola-esque) concatenation of drama, dance and opera...
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Like Orson Welles, Francis Ford Coppola has gone from being the filmmaker of his time to becoming a make-it-up-as-you-go-along indie...
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Despite the overwrought plot and unabashed pretension, there's something admirable about the fact that Coppola clearly made this movie for...
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Tetro

By Rich S
This story should have been told as an Opera not as a film. It failed as a filmed opera because the moral fiber of nearly all of the characters was indistinct; one felt that he/she shouldn't really...

Tetro

By sayer
sophidsticated, cinematographically beautiful, interesting plot and character development, sheer blis to see the characters, the cinematography, and the scenery. superb hidden gem.I loved it....

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Rated R | For some sexuality, nudity and language